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MLS WRAP - Week 10: NYRB get late equaliser, Philadelphia go top in East, Galaxy win again

MLS Week 10 action saw LA Galaxy extend their lead in the West as second-year club Philadelphia Union moved to the top in the East. The Galaxy moved five points clear of last season's runners-up FC Dallas with a 1-0 away win over Los Angeles rivals Chivas USA courtesy of Chad Barrett's 26th minute goal as the Union beat Chicago Fire 2-1 at home to replace New York Red Bulls at the summit of the East.

The Red Bulls were lucky to score late at Houston Dynamo to force a 2-2 draw as Seattle Sounders also got a late goal to help them to a 1-0 home victory over Sporting Kansas City.

San Jose Earthquakes held off New England Revolution to win 2-1 at home with all three goals coming in a frantic final 20 minutes whilst Portland Timbers stretched their perfect home run to five wins from five games with a 1-0 result over Columbus Crew.

To wrap up the week's soccer, FC Dallas and Real Salt Lake played out a scoreless draw in Texas as did Colorado Rapids and Toronto FC in Commerce City.

2011 MLS season - Week 10 scores

Philadelphia Union: 2 (Michael Farfan 64', Carlos Ruiz 75') Chicago Fire: 1 (Dominic Oduro 67') PPL Park, Chester, PA - 18,372

Houston Dynamo: 2 (Brad Davis 12', Koke 82') New York Red Bulls: 2 (Dane Richards 1', Mehdi Ballouchy 90+1') Robertson Stadium, Houston, TX - 25,314

Seattle Sounders: 1 (Jeff Parke 90+3') Sporting Kansas City: 0 Qwest Field, Seattle, WA - 36,098

Chivas USA: 0 LA Galaxy: 1 (Chad Barrett 26') The Home Depot Center, Carson, CA - 27,000

San Jose Earthquakes: 2 (Ellis McLoughlin 71', Bobby Convey 83') New England Revolution: 1 (Chris Tierney 86') Buck Shaw Stadium, Santa Clara, CA - 9,736

Portland Timbers: 1 (Eric Brunner 46') Columbus Crew: 0 JELD-WEN Field, Portland, OR - 18,627

Colorado Rapids: 0 Toronto FC: 0 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO - 13,598

FC Dallas: 0 Real Salt Lake: 0 Pizza Hut Park, Frisco, TX - 10,550

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